Cuba Military Size 1985-2021

Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Cuba military size for 2018 was 76,000.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Cuba military size for 2017 was 76,000.00, a 0.66% increase from 2016.
  • Cuba military size for 2016 was 75,500.00, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Cuba military size for 2015 was 75,500.00, a 0% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Number of People
China 2,695,000.00
Russia 1,454,000.00
Brazil 761,500.00
Iran 650,000.00
Turkey 512,200.00
Colombia 481,200.00
Thailand 454,850.00
Mexico 348,000.00
Venezuela 343,000.00
Iraq 336,000.00
Algeria 317,000.00
Peru 158,000.00
Belarus 155,350.00
Malaysia 136,000.00
Romania 126,600.00
Jordan 101,500.00
South Africa 89,650.00
Azerbaijan 81,950.00
Lebanon 80,000.00
Cuba 76,000.00
Dominican Republic 71,050.00
Kazakhstan 71,000.00
Armenia 48,800.00
Guatemala 43,050.00
Turkmenistan 41,500.00
Ecuador 41,250.00
Bulgaria 36,950.00
Serbia 32,150.00
Paraguay 28,950.00
North Macedonia 16,000.00
Namibia 15,900.00
Montenegro 12,350.00
Bosnia 10,500.00
Costa Rica 10,000.00
Albania 9,000.00
Botswana 9,000.00
Gabon 6,700.00
Jamaica 5,950.00
Fiji 4,040.00
Guyana 3,400.00
Mauritius 3,000.00
Suriname 1,840.00
Belize 1,500.00
Equatorial Guinea 1,450.00
Cuba Military Size - Historical Data
Year Number of People Annual % Change
2018 76,000.00 0.00%
2017 76,000.00 0.66%
2016 75,500.00 0.00%
2015 75,500.00 0.00%
2014 75,500.00 0.00%
2013 75,500.00 0.00%
2012 75,500.00 0.00%
2011 75,500.00 0.00%
2010 75,500.00 0.00%
2009 75,500.00 -0.66%
2008 76,000.00 0.00%
2007 76,000.00 0.00%
2006 76,000.00 0.00%
2005 76,000.00 1.33%
2004 75,000.00 3.45%
2003 72,500.00 0.00%
2002 72,500.00 0.00%
2001 72,500.00 -14.20%
2000 84,500.00 -7.65%
1999 91,500.00 15.82%
1998 79,000.00 0.00%
1997 79,000.00 -33.61%
1996 119,000.00 -4.03%
1995 124,000.00 -11.43%
1994 140,000.00 -20.00%
1993 175,000.00 0.00%
1992 175,000.00 -41.08%
1991 297,000.00 0.00%
1990 297,000.00 0.00%
1989 297,000.00 83.90%
1985 161,500.00 83.90%